Ari M. Heffron, MD - Physician and Surgeon, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon City, OR

Physician and Surgeon

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Provider Bio

Ari Heffron, MD, is a board-certified OB/GYN physician and surgeon at Women's Healthcare Associates in Oregon City, Oregon.

About the Provider

Dr. Heffron enjoys forming relationships with patients and their families and is grateful to share in the range of emotions that occur during life’s most important milestones. He enjoys all aspects of pregnancy care, and is also interested in preconception counseling, contraception and minimally invasive surgery. He recently moved to the Portland area with his wife, young son and Labrador Retriever. He enjoys cooking, gardening and woodworking.

Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2016

Education

  • Residency:

    OB/GYN, Detroit Medical Center / Wayne State University, 2012

  • Internship:

    OB/GYN, Detroit Medical Center / Wayne State University, 2009

  • Medical School:

    Doctor of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2006

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Boston College, 2002

Memberships

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

  • Oregon Medical Association

Patient Survey Responses

  • Provider Ratings (100)
  • Patient Comments (7)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.6 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.64 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.61 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.58 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.48 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.43 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.48 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.66 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.65 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.68 out of 5
  • 11/10/2020

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    Ari Heffron was absolutely wonderful! He took the time to really listen to my questions and concerns about medical concerns and provided thoughtful detailed responses that were tailored to my medical history. He was so patient, kind, and professional throughout the entire appointment. It was seriously the best experience that I've had at a doctors appointment ever. I did not feel rushed at all which made me feel truly valued as a patient!

  • 10/20/2020

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    Ari was super helpful and kind during the entire process. He made sure to answer all my questions honestly and made sure I felt comfortable

  • 08/06/2020

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    Dr Heffron is caring, thorough and a pleasure to speak with.

  • 07/17/2020

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    He was thorough, compassionate, gave me confidence.

  • 07/14/2020

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    Dr Haffron is a great doctor, he explained things to me really well and made sure that I understand what he was going to do and what will happen next. He took some time talking to me, that was great. In these days, many doctors are not taking extra time with patients anymore. :)

  • 05/19/2020

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    Dr. Heffron deserves an award for one of the most amazing doctors. I cannot say enough nice things about him. I appreciate his care.

  • 02/03/2020

    Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with your provider?

    Dr. Heffron was amazing - I so appreciated the time he took, his dedication & explanations of my test results, treatment options, thoughts on approach, etc. He also had a great 'bed-side manner' - kind, funny, empathetic, great listener, lots of patience. I would highly recommend him to family & friends if they ever need a GYN. In addition, the gal who called to move my appt, the folks at the front desk & the gal who called to set up a referral were all terrific.

Learn more about patient surveys
Check Accepted
Insurance

If you’re pregnant and want to begin care at WHA–or need to schedule an appointment during your pregnancy, call us! Find a provider and location here.

Please have your insurance information handy before you begin scheduling.

This will allow our teams to check whether your plan may require a referral for the care you need or to prepare benefits information to share with you at your visit. If you do not enter insurance information when scheduling, you may be asked to pay a $200-$500 deposit before receiving service.